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Adam Gastineau

Birthdate: (34)
Birthplace: Lawrence, Indiana
Death: December 1, 1864 (34)
Linton, IN, USA
Place of Burial: Old Linton Cemetery, Stockton Twp., Greene, Indiana
Immediate Family:

Son of James Gastineau (1801-1880) and Patience Gastineau
Husband of Elizabeth Gastineau
Father of Dorcas Jane Gastineau; John Nantz Gastineau; James Gastineau; Andrew Jackson Gastineau and William H. Gastineau
Brother of Andrew Jackson Gastineau; Elizabeth Dye; Levi (1828-1829) Gastineau; Mary H. 'Polly' Gastineau; Emily Jane Gastineau and 5 others

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About Adam Gastineau

another says b. 30 Mar. 1830

Adam d. 1863 - 12 - 01 - aet 34 - 09 - 17 = b. 1830 - 02 - 14

Someone stated while cleaning a well

Civil War co. D 35th Inf. Il.


1. Greene County Indiana - Marriage Certificates, Bk. E pg. 206, Clerk of Greene County Circuit and Superior Court, Greene County Courthouse, 1 W. Main St., P. O. Box. 229, Bloomfield, Indiana 47424.


1. Loyd D. Gastineau, Compiler, Our Gastineau Family, 3rd Edition (1994, Windmill Publications Inc., Mt. Vernon, In.), pg. 13 & 26, Loyd Gastineau (?-2006), 2704 Imperial Dr., Huntsville, AL. 35801.

2. Michael K. Smith, Ancestors of Plummer Emanuel Gastineau, . Formerly at - "Adam3 Gastineau was born 14 February 1830 Greene County, Indiana. He married Elizabeth Nantz 26 September 1850 Greene County, Indiana [Greene County, Indiana, Marriage Records, Book E, p. 206]. He moved his family to Shelby County, Illinois, sometime between 1853 & 1857. On 15 Augus 1862, he enlisted in the Shelbyville Volunteers, which became Co. D, 35th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was wounded in the face and neck at Chickamauga, went on furlough to recover, and then died of smallpox while at home visiting his parents, 1 December 1864, near Linton, Greene County, Indiana. (A bit of irony there. . . .)

a.)  James4 Gastineau was born 1851? Greene County, Indiana, and apparently died in infancy.
b.)  Dorcas Jane4 Gastineau was born 25 July 1853 Greene County, Indiana. She married 1st Dosier B. Clark, 3 August 1869 Greene County, Indiana [Greene County, Indiana, Marriage Records, Book H, p. 339]. She married 2nd Laban Green after 1870. She died in Missouri, date unknown.
(1.)  Harley5 Clark.
(2.)  Charles5 Green.
c.)  John Nantz4 Gastineau was born 9 December 1857 Shelby County, Illinois. Received a "common school" education away from home for 3 years, in Benton County, Arkansas (partly at Pea Ridge) He moved back to Greene County, Indiana, in 1866. He married Mary Klink, daughter of John Klink & Martha Ramacher, 12 December 1879 Greene County, Indiana [Greene County, Indiana, Marriage Records, Book K, p. 478]. He retired from farming in 1893.

He appeared on the 1900 census in Stockton Township, Linton, Greene County, Indiana, ED 37, p.225B:

    Gastineau, John     w/m     b. December 1857 Illinois     Capitalist     (married 20 years)
                       Mary     wife     b. January 1856 Indiana (parents, b. Germany)     no issue
                       Klink, Martha     mother/law     b. May 1830 Germany

He was partially paralyzed by contact with a live wire in November 1906, and died after December 1906 Linton(?), Greene County, Indiana.

d.)  Andrew Jackson4 Gastineau was born 22 May 1861 Shelby County, Illinois? He married Rose Ballanc (as her 1st husband). He died 9 September 1894 Greene County, Indiana.
(1.)  John Francis5 Gastineau was born 5 July 1884 Greene County, Indiana. He married Nora J. Hanson 15 July 1905 Greene County, Indiana [Greene County, Indiana, Marriage Records, Book Q, p. 571]. He died 23 February 1931 Greene County(?), Indiana.
(a.)  Andrea6 Gastineau was born 19 January 1908 Greene County, Indiana.
(b.)  Garrell Adam6 Gastineau was born 18 November 1912 Greene County, Indiana. He married Elsie Taylor after 1929 Indiana. He died 2 February 1976 Sullivan County, Indiana.
(c.)  Mary6 Gastineau was born 11 November 1911 Greene County, Indiana.
(d.)  James William6 Gastineau.
(2.)  ---(?)---5 Gastineau was born on 16 August 1886 Greene County, Indiana, and died in infancy.
(3.)  Mary Ella5 Gastineau was born 25 November 1889 Greene County, Indiana. She married Claude C. Long 5 September 1905 Greene County, Indiana [Greene County, Indiana, Marriage Records, Book R, p. 5].
(a.)  James T.6 Long.
(e.)  William H.4 Gastineau was born 25 April 1863 and died 13 August 1863 Greene County, Indiana."


3. Cemeteries of Western Greene County, Indiana Vol. I & II (1984/5 Anundsen Publishing Co. Decroah, Ia.), VOl. II Pg. 103. "Adma Gastineau d. 1 Dec 1864 34Y 9M 17D."

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Adam Gastineau's Timeline

February 14, 1830
Lawrence, Indiana
July 25, 1853
Age 23
<, Greene, Indiana>
December 9, 1857
Age 27
Shelby, Illinois
February 22, 1858
Age 28
<, Shelby, Illinois>
May 22, 1861
Age 31
<, Shelby, Illinois>
April 25, 1863
Age 33
<, Shelby, Illinois>
December 1, 1864
Age 34
Linton, IN, USA
Old Linton Cemetery, Stockton Twp., Greene, Indiana